Solar powered light assembly to produce light of varying colours

  • US 20050248285A1
  • Filed: 04/07/2005
  • Published: 11/10/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A lighting device to produce light of varying colour, said device including:

  • a body;

    a lens mounted on the body and generally enclosing a chamber having an upper rim surrounding a top opening, and a bottom region;

    a reflector mounted in the bottom region;

    a cap assembly including securing means to releasably engage the rim so that the cap assembly can be selectively removed from the lens;

    said assembly including;

    a base;

    a circuit having at least two lamps of different colours to produce a desired colour including a varying colour, the lamps being mounted to direct light into said chamber, connections for at least one rechargeable battery to power the circuit and a solar cell mounted on an exposed surface of the assembly and operatively associated with the connections to charge the battery, and a switch operated to control delivery of electric power from the battery to operate said circuit, the switch being exposed to provide for access thereto by a user.

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